Full Time
Posted 7 months ago

CARES Group is an international engineering, environmental, water resources and maritime operations consultancy with a focus on Africa. Our consultants include experienced seagoing mariners, engineers, and scientists. CARES Group has a growing order book in West Africa in infrastructure development, working for interesting clients. We have exciting expansion plans and are working on a range of projects throughout West Africa. CARES Group now has a vacancy based in their Lagos office.


To be part of the team responsible for bidding, design and management of civil infrastructure consultancy works, mostly with a maritime emphasis.

Job Description

The work involved is a mixture of:

  • Technical input, Team and Project Management. CARES Group has a regional headquarters in Lagos, where the engineer will be based, although travel throughout our area of operations may be necessary as the need arises.
  • The engineer will have a thorough background in design and design management of civil infrastructure consultancy works, mostly with a maritime emphasis. He/she will be comfortable with working in a team environment, with initiative. Previous experience is likely to have been with a major UK consultant.

The engineer will:

  • Receive project enquiries and prepare proposals for civil infrastructure consultancy projects (mostly maritime based) as part of the engineering team;
  • Assist in managing design, providing technical and administrative support as required to the team;
  • Be innovative in assisting our Client’s to overcome challenges whilst maximising opportunities to sustain and grow CARES Group business;
  • Compile project reports, programmes, budgets and forecasts;
  • Be expected to work hours as required for the project, typically five days / week; The engineer will report to the Associate Director – Engineering also based in Lagos. The successful candidate is likely to be a graduate plus 10 years’ solid relevant experience in consultancy, be professionally qualified or imminently approaching same. It is likely that the candidate will be a civil engineer with ports and harbours infrastructure consultancy experience.
  • Experience in working in West Africa will be an advantage.
  • The position would also suit a Nigerian candidate looking to relocate to Lagos.
  • A key requirement is that the candidate must be proficient in technical written English.


  • 24 month contract renewable after 12 months’ subject to satisfactorily completing an initial probation period of 3 months, which may be extended under certain circumstances. After this, two months’ notice from either party will be given to terminate the contract.
  • Attractive salary, plus company bonus scheme;
  • Bachelor status contract;
  • 25 working days leave per annum

Must-have qualifications

  • Have you completed the following level of education: Bachelor’s Degree?
  • How many years of Civil Engineering experience do you currently have?
  • What is your level of proficiency in English?
  • Have you worked on marine civil engineering design?
  • Are you a Chartered Engineer?
  • Have you worked for an engineering consultancy in the UK, Nigeria or elsewhere?

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